Category Archives: Critters

Making Sausage!

Here at Birdsong Farm we raise pastured poultry and domestic rabbits. Our ducks are born on grass, live their lives eating grass, fermented grains and garden waste and entertain us with their beauty and silly tactics. Our chickens have never … Continue reading

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Homestead Update: July 1 2014

Late again – but July has been busy already with Fiber Friends, a growing garden, and lots of hot buns in the barn to take care of. So, without further delay, let me take a quick pause to reflect on … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Have a safe and happy weekend, everyone! Enjoy the fireworks show and remember your pets won’t be… keep them safely indoors or in their safe place through this weekend if you live around folks who may be playing with fire … Continue reading

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Prevent Duckling Drownings – Easy DIY Duckling Ramp

A friend recently asked me “how do/why would ducklings drown? Aren’t they buoyant?” Ducklings ARE born quite buoyant and float easily, but the sad fact of raising waterfowl without a real dirt-lined pond is that you have to take preventative … Continue reading

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